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  • Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

    Updated: 28 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics. With just two weeks...

  • 2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

    Updated: 28 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the...

  • Ark. university awarded $1.5M for cancer research

    Updated: 28 min ago

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Arkansas have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that improve a patient's immune response against tumors. The...

  • NY ranks among top 5 states for kids' health

    Updated: 28 min ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York ranks among the top five states for children's health, according to the 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report released Tuesday looks at data from 1990 that show the major trends in child...

  • Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

    Updated: 28 min ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Since Myra James found out her gynecologist of 20 years had been using tiny cameras to secretly record his patients' sex organs, the former patient says she hasn't gone back. Dr. Nikita Levy had worked for Johns Hopkins Hospital for 25 years when he was fired in...

  • CDC director to be at Kentucky events

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is holding four events in eastern Kentucky to discuss the region's high rates of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Dr. Thomas Frieden will be at a 6:30 p.m. EDT reception and 7 p.m. dinner...

  • West Valley Hospital opens new trauma center

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A new top-level trauma center has opened to serve the western part of the Phoenix area and western Arizona as far as the California line. West Valley Hospital in Goodyear opened its Level 1 trauma center on Monday to provide 24-hour emergency care. According...

  • Music festival raises $11,000 for cancer center

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials at Montpelier's National Life Group say the inaugural Do Good Festival held on the grounds of the company's headquarters raised almost $11,000 for a cancer treatment center at the area hospital. The money raised by the festival will benefit Branches...

  • Theater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video

    Updated: 29 min ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes. At a two-day hearing that starts Tuesday, prosecutors and the defense...

  • Opponents of personhood amendment launch campaign

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Opponents of the latest version of a proposed personhood amendment for Colorado are launching their campaign. Leaders of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains and NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado are scheduled to attend a kickoff rally at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the state...

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